breast cancer

November 15, 2022
Kate Ruder

Can Fertility Drugs or IVF Increase My Risk for Cancer?

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Fertility drugs are used to help a person become pregnant and may be used with other fertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF). But could these drugs increase a person’s risk for developing cancer? Are they safe to use if you have cancer? Here, learn what the research says about fertility drugs and cancer risk.

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October 27, 2022
Sara Acheson, PT, DPT, OCS, CLT-UE

Exercising Safely During Breast Cancer Treatment: What to Know

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Physical therapist Sara Acheson discusses what people with breast cancer should know about exercising during cancer treatment, including how to develop an exercise plan, what challenges may come with specific types of treatment, and questions to ask the health care team.

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October 20, 2022
Kate Ruder

Do Birth Control Pills Impact My Cancer Risk?

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Birth control pills have been shown to decrease the risk for certain cancers and increase the risk for others. Here, the current research is summarized on how birth control pills can impact your risk of cancer and questions to ask your doctor if you are taking or considering taking the pill.

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ASCO Quality Care Symposium; #ASCOQLTY22
September 26, 2022
Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff

Effects of Patient Navigation, Lower-Cost Drug Alternatives on the Cost of Cancer Care and Rates of Metastatic Cancer Diagnoses and Deaths After Medicaid Expansion: Research from the 2022 ASCO Quality Care Symposium

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Read research from the 2022 ASCO Quality Care Symposium, including studies on how cancer navigation programs and lower-cost drug alternatives can lower the cost of care and a study on how Medicaid expansion affected the rates of metastatic cancer diagnoses and cancer deaths.

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August 9, 2022
Beth Gardner

How Being an Athlete Prepared Me for My Cancer Experience

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Beth Gardner spent several years as a competitive rower and learned plenty of lessons along the way that helped her throughout her cancer experience. Here, she shares what those key lessons were and how they can help others with cancer.

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